Schools That Accept Second Choice: Bear in mind that not all Schools Accept Second Choice. undoubtedly, JAMB has asked Universities to accept second-choice candidates. However, not all universities have shown true interest in second-choice candidates.

Schools That Accept Second Choice


This article shall give you a clear guide in choosing the best universities that will accept you if you choose them as 2nd(second) choice.

Federal, State, and Private Schools that Accept Second Choice Admission

To begin with, it is crucial to remember that many federal, state, and private colleges in Nigeria allow individuals who are the second choice for admission. However, keep in mind that there are currently relatively few colleges that do this.

It is important to remember that all of Nigeria’s major federal government-owned colleges do not allow second-choice admission. This is due to the universities’ competitive character.

The second option is not accepted in schools like UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIBEN, FUTA, FUTO, UNICAL, and others. It is important to remember that not all public colleges grant second-choice admission.

Finally, practically all private colleges in Nigeria allow second-choice admission as long as you can afford their tuition. Aside from that, keep in mind that you must also fulfill the school’s entrance standards in order to acquire admission.

List of Federal Universities for Second Choice 2024

Below are the list of Federal Universities for second choice 2024:

  • Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State
  • Federal University Dutsema, Kastina State
  • Federal University Gashua, Yobe State
  • Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State
  • Federal University Kashere, Gombe State
  • Federal University Lafia, Nasarawa State
  • Federal University Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State
  • Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State
  • Federal University Wukari, Taraba State
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
  • Federal University, Lokoja
  • Federal University, Oye Ekiti
  • University of Maiduguri, Borno State

List of State Universities for Second Choice 2024

Below are the lists of State Universities for second choice 2024:

  • Abia State University, Uturu, Abia
  • Adamawa State University, Mubi, Adamawa
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden, Akwa Ibom
  • Anambra State University, Uli, Anambra
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Bauchi
  • Cross Rivers University of Technology, Calabar, Cross Rivers

List of Private Universities 2024

When you are picked as an alternative/second choice, not all private colleges will grin and admit you. Although most private institutions do not discriminate, they do provide candidates with an equal playing field regardless of their decision.

Simply take your time and go over the list below while feeling your jamb forms for 2024.

  • American University of Nigeria, Yola, Adamawa
  • Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, Delta
  • Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State, Abia
  • Modibo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa
  • Novena University, Ogume, Delta State
  • Obong University, Obong, Ntak Akwa-Ibom
  • Paul University, Awka Anambra
  • Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State
  • Tansian University, Oba, anambra State, Anambra
  • University of Mkar, Gboko, Benue State
  • Western Delta University, Ogbara, Delta State, Delta


Nigerian Universities That Do not Accept Second Choice in JAMB

The federal government colleges listed below will not consider you for admission if you are picked as an alternative. The universities listed here have made their intentions apparent.

You must not purchase their forms if you did not choose them as your preferred institution when registering your Jamb form.

Any applicant who purchased their post-university screening form or picked them as their second choice is solely responsible for his or her actions.

  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Ibadan, Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin, Ilorin
  • University of Jos, Jos
  • University of Lagos, Lagos.
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka

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